Pa. Rep. Unveils $6B State Infrastructure Funding Plan

Law360, Philadelphia (July 23, 2013, 2:14 PM EDT) -- After Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and the Republican-controlled General Assembly failed to pass a comprehensive transportation funding scheme before the legislature's summer recess, a state representative Monday unveiled a plan to pay for infrastructure improvements with money from the state’s general fund.

The legislation proposed by Rep. Brad Roae, R-Crawford, would divert revenue from sales taxes collected on automobile purchases in the state toward road and bridge repairs. According to Roae, the bill would generate $6.6 billion in funds during its first decade.

Roae’s plan is...
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